Hours and Admission

Observation Tower

Hours and admission of Wildlife Drive, Indigo Trail, the Bailey Tract, and the Visitor & Education Center listed below.


NOTE: THE REFUGE IS CLOSED ON ALL FEDERAL HOLIDAYS

 

See this Downloadable Flyer for detailed
Hours and Information for
Wildlife Drive Gate and Visitor and Education Center

 

Admission: $10 per vehicle, $1 per pedestrian, $1 per bicycle

* Daylight Savings Time (DST)

* Savings Time (ST)

 

The Refuge Annual Pass is $25 as of October 1, 2020.

 

Indigo Trail & the Bailey Tract   

 Year-round    open at sunrise    close at sunset  
Indigo Trail Admission: $1 per pedestrian, $1 per bicycle (no vehicles)

Bailey Tract Admission: FREE, pedestrian and bicycles only 

 

DOWNLOAD LINK: New Refuge Fees Tear Sheet with Map

DOWNLOAD LINK:  Refuge Fees Increase Information Flyer 

 

Visitor & Education Center: Open Monday - Saturday, except some holidays  
and CLOSED ALL Federal Holidays

Year-round    9:00 a.m.     4:00 p.m.   
   
Admission: FREE

Holiday Closures: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day. 

Open: on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President's Day  

 

Tarpon Bay Recreation Area: Opens at 8:00 a.m. everyday except December 25th

Visit tarponbayexplorers.com for rates